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Decoupage Photo Tote

Turn an ordinary tote bag into something special!

At a Glance:

#4509 Skill Level: Intermediate Time:
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This project features these great brands:

  • Mod Podge Finishes and Formulas Logo
  • Mod Podge Tools and Accessories  Logo
  • Picture This Logo

Picture This™ Transfer Medium - Opaque, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

FolkArt ® Metallics - Rose, 2 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $2.59
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.

Number Needed: 1 $0.00 $7.29
Item available exclusively at Walmart

Other Supplies

Canvas tote bag, wood heart, Wood letter/initial, Small key, Silver ball chain, Dry toner copy of images (Picture, Scrapbook paper, Mucic sheet), Pink fiber/yarn (for tag), Pink glitter, plastic wrap/bag, Cardboard, Wax paper, Sponge brush, Sponge, Sandpaper, Drill


  1. Paint back and edges of heart and front and edges of letter with Metallic Rose.

  2. Create a matted picture with scrapbook papers making sure the size will fit front of tote bag.

  3. Make a color dry toner copy of image and a mirror image of reversed copy (if it has words) of music sheet. Trim copy to size and place face up on wax paper.

  4. Cut cardboard to fit inside of tote and line with plastic and insert into bag.

  5. Follow directions on bottle of Picture This Transfer Medium to transfer images to bag and wood heart.

  6. Sand off any excess paper around heart.

  7. Drill hole in top side of heart.

  8. Paint Mod Podge onto top of letter. Pour on glitter shaking off excess. Allow to dry.

  9. Use Mod Podge to attach letter to center of heart. Allow to dry.

  10. Assemble heart and key on chain and tie with fiber. Hang from tote bag.

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Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

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